- Biology. the origin and development of an organ.
Also or·ga·nog·e·ny [awr-guh-noj-uh-nee] /ˌɔr gəˈnɒdʒ ə ni/.
Origin of organogenesis
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Examples from the Web for organogenesis
It cannot be our task to follow all the points of organogenesis of Echinus in detail.
We leave the mesenchyme for a while and study another kind of organogenesis.
- the formation and development of organs in an animal or plant
- Also called: organogeny (ˌɔːɡənˈɒdʒənɪ) the study of this process
- The formation and development of the organs of living things.organogeny
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